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Bloomberg’s mega-spending nets win in American Samoa

PAGO PAGO, American Samoa -- What does more than $500 million get you? For Mike Bloomberg, it was 175 winning votes in this...

S Carolina mulls electric chair as only option for condemned

Some South Carolina lawmakers are pushing a bill that would give death row inmates for now no choice but to be executed in...

Man gets 5+ years’ prison for harassing Parkland victims

A California man has been sentenced to more than five years in prison for cyberstalking the families of Parkland, Florida, school shooting victims....

Brawl bloodies former state police chief, hospitalizes man

The former head of the Louisiana State Police suffered minor injuries in a French Quarter scuffle the day before Mardi GrasMarch 1, 2020,...

Recruiter told Oklahoma students to line up by skin color

A college recruiter was fired after high school students in Oklahoma City said he had them line up by the color of their...

Baby hippo at San Diego Zoo gets a name

A baby hippopotamus born at the San Diego Zoo this month has a nameFebruary 29, 2020, 12:16 AM1 min readSAN DIEGO -- A...

Babysitter accused of shooting nephew while taking selfie

A Houston-area teen is in jail after she was accused of accidentally shooting her 10-year-old nephew after making a selfie video of herself...

Mom of missing kids waives extradition; bail stays at $5M

Bail will remain at $5 million for a mother arrested in Hawaii over the disappearance of her two Idaho childrenBy JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER...

SC sheriff’s deputy is fatally shot serving eviction notice

Authorities say a 37-year-old sheriff's deputy in South Carolina was shot and killed while trying to serve an eviction noticeFebruary 26, 2020, 12:37...

Tennessee continues push for executions, setting 2 more

Tennessee has set two new execution dates, just days after putting to death its seventh inmate in the past year-and-a-halfBy TRAVIS LOLLER Associated...

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Economic toll of virus sinks in, duration remains an unknown

The Dow Jones Industrial Average over the past five days: up 1,293, down 785, up 1,173, down 969, down 256. The Dow sank...

Austin officials cancel South by Southwest festival

The organizers of South By Southwest have cancelled the annual arts and technology festival, saying they are devastated but that they recognize it...

FAA seeks $19.7 million penalty against Boeing over sensors

Federal regulators want to fine Boeing $19.7 million for using sensors that weren’t listed as compatible with systems that pilots use to see...